Books tagged: persian folklore

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THE SOOTHSAYERS WIFE AND THE HODJA - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 27
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 27 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Persian tale of the Soothsayer’s Wife and the (poor) Hodja. - a teacher of sorts who wants to improve his lot in life. But just how does the hodja succeed?
ARA AND SEMIRAMIS - Issue 20 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 1,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 20 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Armenian tale of how Queen Semiramis desired King Ara for her consort. King Ara rebuffed all her advances. Filled with rage she attacked King Ara’s kingdom, with disastrous results.
BOSTANAI - A Persian folk tale - Issue 17 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 2,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
In issue 17 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Jewish/Persian tale of BOSTANAI - a story about the Jewish people during their captivity/exile in Babylon and how a cruel monarch was taught a lesson.
AMEEN AND THE GHOUL - Issue 15 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In issue 15, Baba Indaba narrates the story of AMEEN AND THE GHOUL. Ameen is tired of his life of poverty and seemingly endless toil. With little or no reward. He knows of the Valley of the Angel of Death where few fear to tread, filled with Ghouls, Jinns, other evil spirits and …….treasure! With nothing to lose, Ameen sets off to pit his wits against the Ghouls. But what will the outcome be?
From Iran to America: Mahnaz and Shirin -- A Love Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,240. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Written through the eyes of a young boy in Iran and later a young man in America, the author’s experiences – at times funny, at times poignant – give the reader insight into life in the Middle East, and especially in Iran. Adding to this are his harrowing lessons in love at the hands of the two Iranian women who give this book its title. This is an informative, while also gripping read.
The Puppet Queen: A Tale of the Sleeping Beauty
Price: Free! Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
After Selene's homeland falls to the Pari curse, she is forced to must contest for the throne by her insidious fiancé. When rivalries threaten to plunge the country into civil war, Selene must fight through magic and malice—her family's fate hangs in the balance. The Puppet Queen is a young adult fantasy retelling of Sleeping Beauty infused with the folklore of the Middle East